ProMusica pays tribute to Vets with patriotic
Staff Report ~ 5/5/2010
ProMusica Arizona’s “Sounds of America” concert will include a 7:30 p.m. May 15 performance as well as a 4 p.m. May 16 show at Boulder Creek High School.
The patriotic show is not only the season finale for ProMusica, but also will be a tribute to Veterans as well as the first opportunity for those interested to purchase pavers for the Anthem Veterans Memorial.
The program begins with the debut of the newly formed Youth Honor Choir under the direction of Pat Knaus, followed by the adult chorale singing such traditional songs as “Yankee Doodle,” “The Yellow Rose of Texas,” and a trilogy of patriotic favorites including “My Country ‘Tis of Thee,” “America the Beautiful,” and “This is My Country.” The orchestra continues the salute to America with “Stars and Stripes Forever,” “America the Beautiful,” and other traditional songs.
In support of the Anthem Veterans Memorial fundraising efforts, Veterans and non-Veterans brick pavers will be sold at a Pre-Sale Paver Event prior to the concert and during intermission. This is the community’s opportunity be among the first to purchase brick pavers and support the Anthem Veterans Memorial. Veterans’ pavers are $150 and non-Veterans’ pavers are $200. Only checks and money orders will be accepted at this event, made payable to the Anthem Community Council. Sales of brick pavers will begin in at 9 a.m. on May 17, through www.OnlineAtAnthem.com, the Council/Homeowners office (3701 W. Anthem Way, Suite 102), or Community Center.
Every adult ticket purchased for the Sunday concert has the option to obtain two free tickets for children aged 13 and under. These free tickets are available by calling 623-465-4650 or purchasing them at Andrew Z and the Deer Valley Credit Union in Anthem. Individual tickets may also be purchased at Chase Bank and the Community Center.
Adult tickets are $15 and students are $10. For information, contact PMAZ at 623-465-4650 or www.promusicaaz.org.